First homebuyer grants must come back: REINSW
31 January 2013

The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) is calling on the state government to reinstate first homebuyer incentives following a decrease in the number of first homebuyer sales.

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Bank deals favour new customers
30 January 2013

In an attempt to attract new business, Australian banks are offering new customers competitive rates on home loan packages, but existing customers are not receiving the same treatment.

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Broke Aussies take up debt agreements
29 January 2013

Australians being hammered with severe debt problems are increasingly turning to debt agreements over bankruptcy, according to new figures.

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Rate cuts fail to lift consumer hopes
24 January 2013

The Westpac Melbourne Institute index of Consumer Sentiment shows consumer sentiment is failing to lift despite positive factors.

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Where have first homebuyers gone?
23 January 2013

Investors are dominating the NSW and Queensland mortgage markets amid a drop in first homebuyer numbers, according to AFG December figures.

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